Aubrey Jones

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Aubrey Jones (20 November 1911 – 10 April 2003) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.

Early life[edit]

Jones went to secondary school in Merthyr Tydfill and later graduated with a first-class degree from the London School of Economics.[1] At the outbreak of the Second World War he was recruited into the Intelligence Corps and soon transferred to Section V of the Secret Intelligence Service.[1] He was posted to Bari after the Allied invasion of Italy.[1]


At the 1950 general election, he was elected as the first Member of Parliament (MP) for the new constituency of Birmingham Hall Green. He was Minister of Fuel and Power from 1955 to 1957, and the last Minister of Supply from 1957 to 1959. He resigned from the House of Commons in 1965 in order to take up the position of Chairman of the newly created Prices & Incomes Board. He received an Honorary degree (Doctor of Science) from the University of Bath in 1966.[2]

After leaving the Prices and Incomes Board in October 1970, he became chair of Laporte Industries and a director of Thomas Tilling, Cornhill Insurance and Black & Decker. [3]


  1. ^ a b c West, Nigel (2005). Historical Dictionary of British Intelligence. Scarecrow Press. pp. 279–280.
  2. ^ "Corporate Information". Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Aubrey Jones". 14 April 2003. Retrieved 17 March 2019.


External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for Birmingham Hall Green
Succeeded by
Sir Reginald Eyre